When was the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations held?
Jump to navigation Jump to search. The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, also known as the Orange Africa Cup of Nations South Africa 2013 for sponsorship reasons, held from 19 January to 10 February 2013, was the 29th Africa Cup of Nations, the football championship of Africa organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
What happened to Algeria at the African Cup of Nations?
DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) — Defending champion Algeria lost 1-0 to Equatorial Guinea on Sunday in one of the biggest-ever upsets at the African Cup of Nations to cap a day full of shock results.
Who won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations?
This began with the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon which was renamed the “Total Africa Cup of Nations”. Algeria won the African Cup of Nations 2019, achieving a 1–0 victory against Senegal in the final. The title was Algeria’s second ever and first since 1990. Nigeria came third after beating Tunisia 1–0 in their third-place decider match.
What is the CAF Africa Cup of Nations?
The CAF Africa Cup of Nations, officially CAN (French: Coupe d’Afrique des Nations), also referred to as AFCON, or Total Africa Cup of Nations after its headline sponsor, is the main international men’s association football competition in Africa. It is sanctioned by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and was first held in 1957.
Why is the African Nations Cup held in odd numbered years?
In 2013, the tournament format was switched to being held in odd-numbered years so as not to clash with the FIFA World Cup. The origin of the African Nations Cup dates from June 1956, when the creation of the Confederation of African Football was proposed during the third FIFA congress in Lisbon.
Who hosted the African Cup of Nations in 1990?
In 1990, the 1990 African Cup of Nations was the 17th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the football championship of Africa (CAF). It was hosted by Algeria. Just like in 1988, the field of eight teams was split into two groups of four.